New proof prior to the high court demonstrates ANC Limpopo treasurer basic Danny Msiza allegedly actually benefited through the wide-scale looting of VBS Mutual Bank, despite their denials

Msiza presumably received more than R1.5m paid to an organization of that he and their wife are directors, from a middleman whom facilitated multimillion-rand unlawful deposits from municipalities into VBS, Kabelo Matsepe.

Matsepe’s business Moshate, additionally presumably assisted in servicing A r9.5m relationship vbs issued to Msiza’s business for the Polokwane home under dubious circumstances by VBS.

Msiza ended up being identified in a explosive report by advocate Terry Motau, SC, en titled the truly amazing bank heist’ , as being a kingpin whom facilitated through their governmental influence the ‘investments’ by Limpopo municipalities in VBS bank, totalling vast sums of rands.

VBS had been placed directly under curatorship in March this which led to many of the municipality’s deposits being ‘frozen’ year. These municipalities are actually dealing with ruin that is financial will tend to be placed directly under management while they battle to get over the depletion of the coffers.

The municipal officials were paid ‘commissions’ or bribes to facilitate the opportunities, that have been utilized to plug money gaps into the bank’s publications.

Now – despite their denials – proof had been presented in brand new court documents to personally show that Msiza benefited from looted VBS money.

Motau ended up being mandated, as well as Werksmans Attorneys, by the Prudential Authority (previously the Registrar of Banking institutions) to analyze findings by the curator, Anoosh Rooplal, that the lender was in fact driven into a posture of economic trouble through massive fraudulence.

Motau discovered that significantly more than R2bn was stolen.


Msiza, that has been fighting for their life that is political in days, filed a court application in October seeking to challenge Motau’s report plus in specific, for paragraphs for the are accountable to be «expunged/deleted».

It now seems that their court application has backfired.

Motau’s responding documents, that have been offered on Tuesday, have revealed evidence that motivated their conclusions and findings that Msiza played a role that is crucial the VBS looting scheme.

Motau was just expected to supply the court along with his good reasons for including facts and testimony emanating from their research that dealt with Msiza.

Motau annexed WhatsApp messages between Msiza and Kabelo Matsepe, whom Motau described their report being a fixer that is politically connectedwho became a really well-remunerated middleman and acted being a gatekeeper between VBS therefore the municipalities».

He additionally offered the court with transcripts of interviews he carried out with different VBS roleplayers.

«The documentary proof suggests that the applicant has benefited significantly from their relationship with Kabelo Matsepe along with his business, Moshate Investments,» Motau’s papers read.

Moshate Investments had received R27m between December 2015 and March 2018.

As a swap, Matsepe would ‘introduce’ municipalities to VBS and «if the municipality invests», Matsepe would make a commission – paid from various slush investment reports operated by VBS’ bulk shareholder Vele Investments.

Matsepe, the ANCYL that is former leader Limpopo, confirmed he received the payment re re payments, but denied that there clearly was anything illegal afoot.

Your house VBS bought

Motau now highlights what sort of relationship for R9.5m ended up being registered with VBS within the title of Mojovax – an organization of which Msiza and their spouse would be the single directors.

Mojovax entered right into a deed of purchase to acquire the Polokwane property in December 2016. In January 2017, Msiza forwarded the deed of purchase to CEO that is former of, Andile Ramavhunga.

Ramavhunga forwarded it to another VBS worker and reported: » Could you please plan this? It is extremely crucial that people are diligent about any of it. It really is when it comes to Limpopo treasury TG.»

» No application that is proper designed for the home loan facility,» Motau’s court papers read. «truly the only record of a credit card applicatoin is usually to be present in an incomplete kind.»

The proper execution, which Motau connected, indicated that Msiza’s business Mojovax had been the applicant but any further details had been supplied, no assessment that is financial carried out from the business, no supporting paperwork to show the replacement values and market worth of the home had been supplied and many parts had been kept blank.

«not surprisingly, it really is clear that Mojovax ended up being issued home financing loan center of R9.5m,» Motau states.

By might 19, 2017, the transfer for the Polokwane home had been done in favor of VBS as well as on May 31, 2017 – following the relationship account was made internally – the complete R9.5m was premium to two law offices in respect of this purchase.

It absolutely was merely as much as Msiza to maintain together with repayments that are monthly.

But, with what is becoming nearly the norm for politically people that are connected secure loan facilities through VBS under dubious circumstances, he would not.

Rather, sporadic re re payments had been produced from Matsepe’s business, Moshate – making use of money Moshate received for assisting the illegal municipal assets.

Motau connected evidence showing that, between 11, 2017 and March 29, 2018, Moshate (Matsepe) paid R716 000 into Mojovax’s (Msiza’s) bond account with VBS july.

A r1.315m that is further paid from an unknown Standard bank-account – in four components – March 20, might 8, July 4 and July 13, 2018

«there’s been no payment that is further the Mojovax relationship account since 13 July 2018,» Motau states.

Motau additionally detailed exactly exactly how Matsepe’s Moshate received a R500 000 re payment from VBS the time before he, in turn, paid R200 000 into Mojovax’s relationship account.

In addition, Motau unveiled from bank statements which he obtained of Moshate’s records, that Msiza’s business (Mojovax) was compensated R1.5m on January 17, 2018 by Matsepe – every day after VBS paid R2m to their business, Moshate.


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